With ‘no’ votes from permanent members Russia and China, the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday failed to adopt a resolution that would, according to press reports, have imposed sanctions against parties using chemical weapons in war-torn Syria. While nine of the [continue reading].
This documentary explores deep into the minds and activities of what motivates, and what makes this violent, radicalized group appeal to its followers. The crew visits several Middle East, South Asia and Africa locations affected by terror inflicted by the religious militants [continue reading].
Investigation uncovers government’s secret campaign of mass hangings and extermination at Saydnaya Prison. A chilling new report by Amnesty International exposes the Syrian government’s calculated campaign of extrajudicial executions by mass hangings at Saydnaya Prison. [continue reading].
NATO and its preemptive war on terrorists in the Middle East: just whose citizens are more important? I raise this question in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Karada, Iraq; in Nice, Paris; and in Munich, Germany; and now Manjib in Syria. The foreboding retribution will [continue reading].
The Gritty Reality Of The World’s War On Terrorists. This is a continuous news feed that is updated regularly. The window will open to the latest video, and play through to the last. You can always fast forward and rewind. Each video varies in length from 1:00 min up [continue reading].
Tuesday, while the eyes of this nation were focused on the Republican convention, U.S. airstrikes in the northern Syrian ISIL-controlled city of Manbij killed at least 56 civilians, injuring dozens more. The Syrian Observatory said 11 children were among those killed. This [continue reading].
Today media sources reported that the US will not pause airstrikes in Syria despite appeals from opposition activists after what appears to be the worst US-caused civilian casualty disaster of the war against the Islamic State. Anas Alabdah, president of the Syrian National [continue reading].
A Tale of Two Presidents’ Failures to Stop Terrorists. “Proceeding almost chronologically, the documentary details the transformation of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi from thug into jihadi leader, determined to erect an Islamic caliphate. “From the mistake-ridden [continue reading].
Having fled Islamic State and crossed the border, a lost generation skips school for a life of back-breaking hardship. Khaled, a 12-year-old boy, said his parents were too poor to send him to school. Instead he toils in the fields for two five-hour shifts when the work is [continue reading].
These organizations and campaigns provide a range of aid: immediate relief with clothes, food and shelter; schools and training programs; rescue efforts inside Syria for after an attack and emotional support for kids; one group is even finding homes in Europe for refugees [continue reading].
Stacey Dooley traveled to Greece last month: “I’d completely underestimated the enormity of the situation...” she observed almost immediately. This is her story. Families arduous and dangerous journey seeking new lives in Western Europe. Read Stacey Dooley’s [continue reading].
Turkey has illegally returned thousands of Syrians to their war-torn homeland in recent months, highlighting the dangers for migrants sent back from Europe under a deal due to come into effect next week, Amnesty International said on Friday. Turkey agreed with the EU this month [continue reading].
From the diary of a Syrian man living under DAESH control. DAESH is an acronym for the Arabic phrase “al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Watch the short animation film: Diary Of Life Under Islamic State Control in the [continue reading].
It was Mother’s Day when DAESH took over his city of Al-Raqqah. DAESH is an acronym for the Arabic phrase “al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). Also known as ISIS or ISIL. The television series ‘Today’ [continue reading].
“Whenever a war wages, our women end up as the victims,” said Capt Khatoon Khider, a member of the Sun Ladies, A significant number of women and children in the large Iraqi refugee community in Syria are forced into sexual exploitation by criminal gangs or, in [continue reading].
In the second episode of its new season, Vice takes on no small task in covering the premier humanitarian issue of today: the Syrian refugee crisis, the largest refugee migration since World War II. Following the refugees on their journey, Vice sets out to cover not only the [continue reading].
In conducting these interviews Vice effectively shows the impact of even the smallest, so-called “isolated” incident of racism or Islamophobia, as well as the effects of political rhetoric in stirring these acts. The segment’s biggest success is in providing a face to the [continue reading].